Friends of the Library: Promoting Reading In Our Community
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The thrift shelves are open for your perusal and are available to the public year round. Please come and visit our Thrift Shelf area. There are plenty of books on many subjects and an abundance of gently used novels, hardback and softcover. We also have a vast array of children’s books, and at certain times books on CD, music CDs, and movies on DVD. Look for our special sales of thrift books and check out our SPOTLIGHT section.

Suggested donations are $1.00-hard covers, 50¢-soft covers, four for $1.00-children's books, $1.00 – DVDs, $.50 - CDs. Monetary donations are placed in the FOL donation mailbox next to the thrift shelves. All proceeds from the sale of these items go to supporting various programs at the library. We thank you for your support and donations.


Give your books and DVDs a “second life” by donating them to the FOL. Donated books and DVDs in good clean condition are vital to our continued success and always welcomed. To make a book donation, bring your box/bag of books marked "FOL" and place it in the large box next to the copy machines near the thrift shelves, during regular hours of library operation. Sorry - we cannot take magazines or encyclopedias as space does not allow for their storage.


The 2018 three-day Book Sale was a great success. Many books were purchased, the raffles were super, and the library will reap the rewards of all the hard work of the Thrift Shelf Team, FOL members, and most importantly, the generosity of the library patrons. [photos]

All proceeds from FOL book sales directly support the Center Moriches Free Public Library. Funds raised go toward beneficial library programs and events, such as the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative, as well as enhancements to library equipment and provisions that greatly benefit our patrons, community, and staff.

The book sales are staffed entirely by volunteers from the FOL. Perhaps you might like to help by volunteering or donating books? Come, join us, you never know what treasure you may find!!

If you weren't able to come to the book sale or passed up a book or two that you wished you could have purchased, please visit our thrift shelves which are open year round.

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